PHILADELPHIA – On Feb. 28, Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Performance/Head Athletic Trainer at the University of Pennsylvania Eric Laudano was a guest lecturer and panelist at the “Concussion in Sport: The Latest in Diagnosis and Management” symposium held at the NYU Langone Medical Center.
Laudano was featured on a panel titled, “Concussion Sideline Tools and Management,” where he was the lone clinical athletic trainer among a panel of 18 of the country’s leading neurologists, concussion research scientists and physicians. The session was moderated by Dr. Brian Hainline, the Chief Medical Office for the NCAA and a neurologist at NYU.
"I was honored to be chosen to speak at such a prestigious institution and medical center,” Laudano said. “To be able to speak amongst the top national and world leading scientists and neurologists in this field was not only a tremendous personal and professional honor, but also allowed me an incredible learning opportunity to bring back to my staff and to the student-athletes at Penn. I was also proud to be able to share the many practices and policies we have implemented at Penn with the group."
Laudano is in his sixth year as head athletic trainer at the University of Pennsylvania. Eric has also been chosen as an invite only attendee to the Leaders in Performance conference taking place in NYC this June. Leaders in Performance is a closed-doors, invitation-only summit for 400 top coaches, managers and performance directors from across the world, dedicated to achieving sporting excellence. Through a series of Keynote Presentations, Interviews and Panel discussions featuring top performing individuals who have achieved great success in elite sport. Held once a year in the United States at Bloomberg Headquarters in NYC.